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Point Show 2017 - Saturday 8 July

14th POINT SHOW 2017 - Saturday 8 July

POINT SHOW 2017  Community Award Winners

Congratulations to Sheshader winners of the 2017 community award.
Second place went to Knock & Swordale.

 

1

Sheshader

130

 

2

Knock & Swordale

122

3

Melbost & Branahuie

119

4

Portnaguran, Newlands, Flesherin & Broker

99

5

Shader

76

6

Portvoller

71

7

Garrabost

52

8

Plasterfield & Steinish

29

9

Aird

26

10

Lower Bayble

19

11

Upper Bayble

10

12

Holm & Parkend

9

13

Sandwick

8

14

Aignish.

1

Images from the  show are available in the  Image Gallery .
Full results and the winners of the 2017 Community Award will be posted here in due course.

Sections and Classes

There are 11 competition sections comprising 145 classes.
Detailed information  is available in the Show brochure (available 23rd June) or on the Sections web page.

£1000 of prize money is up for grabs in the Community Award .
Sponsored by the Stornoway Trust,  Community villages coming first and second share the prize money.
2016 winners Knock and Swordale will be presented with the throphy at the opening of the 2017 show.

There is no Horse Section this year, entry forms for the Cattle and Sheep sections are required.
Forms are available from Section Organisers or can be downloaded from this website.

Section 2 - Cattle Form
Section 3 - Sheep Form


POINT SHOW 2016  Community Award Winners

Congratulations to Knock & Swordale winners of the 2016 community award.
Second place went to Sheshader.

This award
sponsored by the Stornoway Trust will be presented at the 2017 Show

Full results and images from the 2016 show are available on the results page .
Image Gallery .


Trade Stands Charitable groups, craft producers and commercial stall holders are welcome to book a stall pitch at this year's Show.
More information is available on the Trade Stands page.

Awards for All Scotland - Funding

In 2016 Point Agricultural Society  received a grant award from the Big Lottery Fund  - Awards for All Scotland for £10,000. The awards for all funding will enable the committee to purchase two new tents and a PA system for the Point Show.

The three current marquees have served the show for over ten years but are now near the end of their useful life.  In 2004 a lottery grant of £3000 went towards purchasing these marquees.

Awards for all

Big Lottery Awards for All Scotland

2004 marquees

The marquees bought with the 2004 grant

With the school hall out of commission the committee looked to secure funding to get a large marquee to house all the indoor sections that were situated in the hall.  The new marquees secured with the Awards For All Funding will ensure the Show continues to flourish; with over 1500 visitors the Point Show is the largest community event in Point.  

Details of Point Show Awards for all Grants

 

     
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